Police helicopter helps with investigation after report of serious sexual assault in Wakefield district

A man has been arrested after a report of a serious sexual assault in the district.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: "Enquiries are continuing by Wakefield CID today following a reported serious sexual assault in Wakefield District on Monday night.

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"Detectives arrested a 26-year-old man yesterday in connection with the incident which is believed to have occurred at an address in Castleford."

Police aircraft, from the National Police Air Service, have assisted the investigation, carrying out a search in the Castleford area.